Scouts will learn various aspects of crime prevention and how to handle emergencies. Other topics will include how to keep yourself and your family safe, how to report a crime and how to help the Police Department.
Crime Scene Technicians will discuss the definition of evidence, how evidence is gathered, where evidence can be found and how evidence is stored. They will also show how technicians to do a casting of a footprint or tire track and how to lift fingerprints off various items.
Officers will discuss the importance of safe vehicle operations, including the safe use of a seat belt, safety features found in vehicles, traffic laws and safety inspections on a vehicle. They will also discuss distracted driving, nighttime visibility and traffic laws.
Officer Meet and Greet
Scouts will meet officers and have the opportunity to ask them any questions they want about being a police officer. They will also get the chance to climb in a police car and look at all of the tools that officers use.